How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated Sep. 21, 2021
$70,614 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,000 salaries

$52K

Low

$71K

Average

$96K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Systems Administrator is $70,614 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1000 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees.

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Systems Administrator$70,614 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Administrator$88,020 /yr
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BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Systems Administrator

$83,136

 /yr
Range: $66K - $130K
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$66K

$130K

$65,734 - $129,972 Range

Internap Corporation
2.8

Internap Corporation

Systems Administrator

$54,480

 /yr
Range: $46K - $62K

$46K

$62K

$46,125 - $62,170 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Systems Administrator

$89,232

 /yr
Range: $78K - $99K

$78K

$99K

$78,283 - $99,159 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Systems Administrator

$71,383

 /yr
Range: $64K - $79K

$64K

$79K

$63,884 - $78,808 Range

FX Innovation
4.4

FX Innovation

Systems Administrator

$75,152

 /yr
Range: $59K - $84K

$59K

$84K

$58,691 - $84,177 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Systems Administrator

$86,559

 /yr
Range: $53K - $105K

$53K

$105K

$53,245 - $104,530 Range

Afilias
3.7

Afilias

Systems Administrator

$88,721

 /yr
Range: $69K - $106K

$69K

$106K

$69,184 - $105,543 Range

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CGI
3.8

CGI

Systems Administrator

$62,630

 /yr
Range: $35K - $95K

$35K

$95K

$35,426 - $95,397 Range

CompuCom
3.1

CompuCom

Systems Administrator

$73,547

 /yr
Range: $53K - $99K

$53K

$99K

$52,714 - $98,963 Range

Klick
3.7

Klick

Systems Administrator

$54,910

 /yr
Range: $40K - $68K

$40K

$68K

$39,852 - $68,247 Range

NTT DATA
3.7

NTT DATA

Systems Administrator

$51,291

 /yr
Range: $48K - $86K

$48K

$86K

$48,321 - $85,752 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Systems Administrator

$84,504

 /yr
Range: $63K - $93K

$63K

$93K

$62,560 - $92,790 Range

Ormuco
3.4

Ormuco

Systems Administrator

$105,790

 /yr
Range: $80K - $157K

$80K

$157K

$79,620 - $156,566 Range

Capital Region Housing
2.3

Capital Region Housing

Systems Administrator

$84,002

 /yr
Range: $77K - $94K

$77K

$94K

$77,324 - $94,072 Range

OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Systems Administrator

$73,064

 /yr
Range: $68K - $102K

$68K

$102K

$68,388 - $101,607 Range

Nova Networks
3

Nova Networks

Systems Administrator

$48,931

 /yr
Range: $47K - $110K

$47K

$110K

$47,026 - $109,596 Range

MDA
3.5

MDA

Systems Administrator

$79,622

 /yr
Range: $76K - $105K

$76K

$105K

$76,115 - $104,595 Range

D2L
4.2

D2L

Systems Administrator

$73,179

 /yr
Range: $72K - $79K

$72K

$79K

$71,779 - $78,870 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Systems Administrator

$75,616

 /yr
Range: $75K - $107K

$75K

$107K

$75,012 - $106,643 Range

OANDA
3

OANDA

Systems Administrator

$86,882

 /yr
Range: $77K - $101K

$77K

$101K

$76,971 - $100,726 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $70,614 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1000 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is $96,475 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is $51,685 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent system administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$66,500
per year
A Windows Administrator in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $66,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$64,501
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $64,501 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$6,500
monthly
A Systems Administrator in the Halifax Area area reported making $6,500 per month
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$7,000
monthly
A Systems Administrator in the Vancouver Area area reported making $7,000 per month
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$100,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$72,000
per year
A Windows Server Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$62,170
per year
A Sys Administrative in the Toronto Area area reported making $62,170 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees